Olmsted Soil and Water Conservation District

 
 

Soil and Water Surveying photo 

The Mission of the Olmsted Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is to promote more sustainable resources utilization and protection of natural resources in the County. The Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) assists farmers, communities, watershed planners and landowners in developing and implementing conservation and resource management systems and practices including tree sales. The Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) also serves as a source for conservation and resource information and provides environmental education for county residents.

 Clean Water Land and Legacy Amendment Logo

The SWCD Board Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month beginning at 8:00 AM.  Meetings are held at 2122 Campus Dr. SE, in Conference Room A.  If these dates and times change you will be notified here.

The 2020 Tree Sales is now open!

Purchase your Trees now at our SWCD Tree Sales Website

For more info on this year's Tree Sales Program contact us at 507 328-7070

Lake Zumbro Joint Powers Board Information

Oronoco Dam Removal and Zumbro River Restoration Project Information

Olmsted County 2018 plat book cover

 The 2018 Plat Books are available for purchase at our Public Works Main Office located at 2122 Campus Drive SE, Suite 200 in Rochester for a fee of $35.00 plus tax.

Tracking and Compliance Buffer Law Initiative with Map

2019 Operational Plan

2019 Olmsted SWCD Outstanding Conservationist

2018 Year in Review

Tree and Shrub Descriptions

MN CREP Program Sign Up

MN Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program

Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan

Educational Programs

Olmsted County Soil Health Farm Field Day

Geographic Information Systems

Precipitation Monitoring Program

RIM and WHIP Programs

Root River 1W1P

State Cost Share Program

Wetland Conservation Act

  

Entrance to Public Works 2122 

Olmsted SWCD is located at:

2122 Campus Drive SE

Suite 200

Rochester, MN 55904

Phone: 507 328-7070